Visit to Saint Jean de Bassel

Visit to Saint Jean de Bassel

From July 16-22, a delegation of 20 persons from Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, founded by the Texas branch of the Congregations of Providence, were welcomed at Saint Jean de Bassel for a pilgrimage to places associated with the founder, Jean Martin Moye and the first sister who was sent to Texas. Pilgrimage and cultural visits were

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Jubilarians 2017 in the USA

Jubilarians 2017 in the USA

The Province honors 12 jubilarians this year: 1 celebrating 75 years, 3 with 70 years of profession, 6 with 60 and 2 golden jubilarians. Congratulations !

Golden Jubilee in Europe

Golden Jubilee in Europe

On July 1, nine golden jubilarians celebrated 50 years of fidelity to God and to God’s people. Following the Eucharist, sisters and family extended the celebration with a buffet luncheon.

June 26 – National Holiday of Madagascar

June 26 – National Holiday of Madagascar

A unique occasion for the Malagasy Sisters in France to gather and celebrate their attachment to their country in true Malagasy fashion. United around the flag they sang the national anthem and spent a moment in prayer, confiding to God the present and the future of the Red Island. Long live Madagascar! In “French style” they toasted to the “health”

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June 17, 2017 : Music Festival at Saint Jean de Bassel

June 17, 2017 : Music Festival at Saint Jean de Bassel

Lights, music and dance drew a crowd to St. Jean de Bassel for the Music Festival held on June 17. The festival was a first for PEDAC, a school of music and dance that uses the facilities at St. Jean de Bassel Convent and a first for the convent as well. Two venues, the village square and the convent courtyard

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KAIRE : An ecumenical meeting of consecrated women

KAIRE : An ecumenical meeting of consecrated women

Twenty-one consecrated women gathered in the Czech Republic from June 13-19.Among them were Sisters of Divine Providence Pascale Kubler, Marie Noelle Oussen and M. Paul Cromer. Exchanges around the Scriptures, prayer and dialogue allowed the participants from England, Scotland, Ireland, Belgium, France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic to experience deep unity in the midst of their diversity.

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Jubilee of Religious Profession: 60 and 70 Years

Jubilee of Religious Profession: 60 and 70 Years

On May 20 at Saint Jean de Bassel, France, 3 Sisters celebrated their 70th jubilee of religious profession and 10 celebrated 60 years. Family and Sisters of the congregation joined the jubilarians in the joy and thanksgiving of this day.

Women’s World Day of Prayer

Women’s World Day of Prayer

A number of Sisters from St. Jean de Bassel, France participated in the Women’s World Day of Prayer held March 3 in Hellering. Sisters Nicole Henner, Françoise Meyer and Marie Claude Huss were members of the organizing committee. A dozen other Sisters joined women and men of other denominations to pray, learn about the reality of the Philippines and to

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A New Member in the U.S. Province

A New Member in the U.S. Province

Sister Florence Anyabuonwu professed first vows in the Congregation of Divine Providence on January 14, 2017. A native of Nigeria, Sister Florence met the Sisters of Divine Providence in Berea, Kentucky. Sisters and friends gathered at Saint Anne Province Center, Melbourne, Kentucky to celebrate with Sister Florence on this day which also marked the 255th anniversary of the foundation of

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Migrants Project

The Congregation of Divine Providence rejoices over the accomplishments of the Migrants Project in Sicily. This project was initiated by the UISG, International Union of Superiors General, to mark the 50th anniversary of its existence. Its purpose is to respond to the needs of migrants arriving in Europe. The member congregations of the UISG were asked to contribute personnel and

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